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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Mainstream coverage picks up: NASA Preps Mars Science Laboratory "Curiosity" #msl #nasatweetup

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Shown above, the rocket-powered "skycrane" that will lower the nuke-powered rover to the Martian surface. Incredible tech.

http://www.newser.com/story/133905/nasa-preps-mars-science-laboratory-curiosi...